Definitions for sautesoʊˈteɪ, sɔ-; -ˈteɪd; -ˈteɪ ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sau•tésoʊˈteɪ, sɔ-; -ˈteɪd; -ˈteɪ ɪŋ(adj.; v.; n.)-téed; -té•ing

  1. (adj.)cooked or browned in a pan containing a small quantity of butter, oil, or other fat.

    Category: Cooking

  2. (v.t.)to cook in a small amount of fat; pan-fry.

    Category: Cooking

  3. (n.)a dish of sautéed food.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of sauté:

1805–15; < F, ptp. of sauter to jump (as causative: to toss) < L saltāre, freq. of salīre to jump

Princeton's WordNet

  1. saute(adj)

    a dish of sauteed food

  2. saute, sauteed(verb)

    fried quickly in a little fat

  3. saute(verb)

    fry briefly over high heat

    "saute the onions"


  1. saute(Verb)

    To fry in a small quantity of fat or oil.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saute(noun)

    an assault

  2. Saute

    p. p. of Sauter

Translations for saute

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


fried lightly and quickly

saut; é potatoes.

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